BIOTIC Species Information for Distomus variolosus
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Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formGlobose
Feeding methodActive suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementPermanent attachment
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesPhytoplankton, detritus HabitAttached
Bioturbator FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeVery small(<1cm)
HeightUp to 1 cm Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilityColonial
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Fish & Fish, 1996,
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